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Track Explosion Sends Local Subway Riders To The Buses

A small explosion on the third rail that sparked a minor fire in one of the cars on the BMT Canarsie L Line brought firefighters from three engine companies and two ladder companies on the run to the East 105th Street station shortly after noon last More...

Sanitation Commissioner Says City’s Cleanest It’s Been In Three Decades

New York City is cleaner than it has been in over 30 years. And as Commis-sioner of the Department of Sanita-tion, I find this news very encouraging. More...

Brando, Reagan, Reeves & Charles Among Notables Who Died In 2004

Marlon Brando and Ray Charles are just two of the brilliant figures (see following list) in the arts and popular culture who died in 2004. More...

Business & Finance

Senior Floating Rate Loans Are A Fairly New Investment Alteration

Over the year of 2003, the Dow Jones Industrial Average (an index of 30 mega large stocks) is up by 25%, the Standard & Poor More...

Council Seeks To Protect New Yorkers From Payday Loans

The City Council Committee on Consumer Affairs, chaired by Philip Reed, considered a package of legislation to protect people who take out payday loans. More...

Checking And Correcting Your Credit/Debit Report

With identity theft on the rise, it More...

Religion

Obituary

Cerami, Michael, age 90, died December 17, 2004. Burial at St. Charles Cemetery, Farmingdale, L.I. More...

Mary Queen Of Heaven Church

On the first Friday of each month, there is Exposition of the Blessed Sacrament beginning at 10 am in the Parish Center Chapel. Exposition concludes with Benediction at noon. More...

Carry Joy To The World

Dear Friends: Above everything else, charity should reign supreme at Christmas. Things that get in the way of the practice of the love of God and neighbor should be gotten rid of, but especially at this holy time. More...

Travel

An Indiana Town That’s Home To Some Angels

By Nicole Kaufmann Hoosier Times via AP When Bloomington, Indiana, artist Joe LaMantia More...

Arts & Entertainment

Brining In The Holidays – A New Twist On Tradition

A festive, golden-brown roast tur-key and savory side dishes are guaranteed to bring smiles to friends and family at the holiday table. After all, there More...

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Through The Ropes

The RAW Recap show for 2004 was worth it for exactly one reason: the replay of the triple-threat match between Triple H, Shawn Michaels and Chris Benoit at WrestleMania XX. Talk about saving a sinking ship. More...

Savvy Senior

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Dear Savvy Senior, I am a 73-year-old widow and have been thinking about dropping my life insurance policy because I really don More...

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State Launches Student Contest

To encourage students to use historical records, the New York State Arc-hives, a program of the State Educa-tion Department, is sponsoring the 15th annual Student Research Awards. More...

Firefighters Remember Fallen Comrades

In a touching ceremony attended by more than 200 firefighters last Saturday at the Shrine of St. Jude, members of the New York City Fire Department paid their respects to three comrades from Engine Co. 257, Ladder Co. More...

Community Guide

Community Guide

United Canarsie South Civic Meetings The next meeting of the United Canarsie South Civic Association will take place on Tuesday, January 11, 2005 at 7:30 p.m. at the HES, Seaview Avenue and East 95 Street. More...

Letters/Opinion

What’s Your Opinion?

Question: Federated Department Stores, which owns the Macy More...

TV Indecency Questioned

Editor: There More...

Animal Care Kudos

Editor: On behalf of Animal Care & Control of NYC (AC&C), my staff and the 48,000 lost and homeless dog and cats we are entrusted to care for annually, I want to express our heartfelt gratitude for the terrific support and assistance the Canarsie More...

Medical

Selecting A Dental Plan

Companies that are selecting a dental plan for their employees make that decision based primarily on price, often ignoring what good dentistry really is. More...

Women's

Get Ready For The Holidays With These Brilliant Hair Tips

(NAPSI)-Whether dressing up or dressing down for holiday parties, make sure your best accessory is your hair color. Vibrant, shiny color with depth and dimension can be a perfect accent to any style. More...

Mind your manners

When people give money as a gift for a wedding, birthday or special occasion, such as Christmas, it More...

New Looks For The New Year

(NAPSI)-A new year can mean new styles - and a new you. According to celebrity makeup artist Jeanine Lobell, looking glamorous in 2005 is easy with just a few simple steps. More...

This Week's Attitude

Ex-Smokers Shouldn't Retreat Despite Growing Waistlines

This Week

After years of a dramatic reduction in cigarette smoking nationwide comes a disturbing study possibly linking ending that nasty habit with weight gain for ex-smokers. More...

From The Mayor...

From The Mayor’s Desk ...

Creating Thousands Of Jobs In The Tourism Industry

New Yorkers recently received a couple of great holiday gifts. They came in the form of two significant agreements that will create thousands of new jobs in one of our city More...

View From the Middle

Merry Christmas From Ebenezer MTA!

View From The Middle

What a humbug! I don More...

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